PIA organizes CamSur public information officers group
By Ana-Liza S. Macatangay
The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Camarines Sur Provincial Office has organized the Camarines Sur Communicators’ Network, (CamSur CommNet), an association of public information officers (PIOs) and spokespersons of various government agencies and local government units (LGUs) to enhance and strengthen the dissemination information to the public.
PIA CamSur chief Ana-Liza Macatangay said the CamSur CommNet aims to foster unity and cooperation among all government information officers in Camarines Sur and establish a cohesive body of individuals in the area of information and communication, which will embody the sentiments and aspirations of each member-agency.
She said the network also intends to extend support and assistance to the information and advocacy programs of the national government agencies and establish a common and unified communication plan, thru a workable system of information exchange among communicators.
The newly organized group is composed of 10 active information officers from various government agencies.
COMMUNICATION NETWORK. Information officers of various government agencies during the organization meeting hosted by the Philippine Information Agency Camarines Sur Provincial Office.
According to Macatangay, after discussing the objectives of the creation of the communicators’ network, all the information officers who attended the meeting unanimously agreed to be part of the organization and vowed to extend assistance and contribute to the enhancement of the government’s communication efforts.
Elected officers of the newly organized communication network were: Mylce Mella-Competente (BMC), president; Allen Reondanga (LGU Naga), vice president; Quennie Joy S. Agsao (SSS), secretary; Auria Primaverde Gonzales (MNWD), treasurer; Emily Bordado (DA), auditor; Ma. Cleofe Baraero (NIA), PIO; PSMS Tobias Bongon III (NCPO), business manager; Capt. John Paul Belleza (PA), board chairman.
The officers and would be members of the group are expected to help the PIA in the formulation, implementation, and promotion of government information, communication policies, programs and projects. (PIA5/Camarines Sur)